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Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Evo85, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. Evo85

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    After having multiple issues with my system, I have decided to start fresh with a new (and more modern) build.

    I plan on building around this CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103776

    What I need advice on is a good MoBo and PS. I am on a budget with this and would like to keep the cost at or below $100 each. I am more concerned with stability and longevity then OC'ing. I plan on using a single PCIEx16 Video card (ATI).

    I am not sure what other info you need so ask and I will be happy to answer. :)
     
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    my advice for a cheap high performance amd system would be..

    6000+ cpu..

    abit an52 mobo..

    OCZ 600 watt psu.. a 500 watt one would do..

    ati 3850 or 3870 grafix card..

    2 gigs of cheap 800 ram..

    i know the combo works well.. better then a 790x chipset board.. cos i have run both of them..

    top of the line amd performance on a budget..

    trog

    ps.. if the system exceeds your budget.. sorry.. but i would not go for less.. better to go cheap intel..
     
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    I´d go for a AMD X2 5000+ Black Edition - it has a unlocked multipilier it´s budged and overclocks good - if Ocing interests you - go for it.

    Edit: ok you are not an OC freak but maybe a future one?
     
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    hope u are making good use of that sandy laurijan.. 3 gig minimum..:)

    the black edition chip wont go as well as the 6000+.. not a great deal of point to it really unless its tons cheaper.. the last time i looked it wasnt.. might be now thow.. dunno

    trog
     
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    After a lot of consuting with sneekypeet we came to the conclution that my valueram are holding me back
     
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    I will def second the idea of a 6000+ and a nice 3850
     
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    i dont see how.. u can always slow it down.. my sandy did 3.25 gig and with value ram.. i ran it at 3 gig 24/7 for a year before i sold.. its in mantilla in the Philippines right now.. together with its 1900xtx.. value ram and zalman cooler.. they are still quite impressed by such things over there it seems..

    trog
     
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    TROG YHPM so we dont hijack his help thread!
     
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    +1. Yes, this is the best value in AMD cpu's right now, for sure!
     
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    I am thinking about maybe going with an SLI MoBo. But would only run 1 Vid card for now. Most of the SLI boards only run @ X8 with one Vid card (instead of x16) on the PCI-E. Is that a major slow down? Even so I am willing to bet its faster then my old AGP 8X. True?
     

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